This is more interesting. But also blue-ball inducing, if you follow my drift.
Only 56? I think you’re lowballing.
And Beavs score first…
yup. good call there. LMAO
Yes… Beavs score first.
But then we get a boost by keeping Nikegon from scoring triple digits at the end of the game (as if Helfrich would allow anything beyond 50 or 60 with another game coming up).
98-3 with a blocked FG to end the game!
Watching Wazzu/UCSB in the Great Alaska Shootout. 34-12 UCSB at half. Wazzu is HORRIBLE. Beavs could easily beat them right now. Coincidentally the beavs play UCSB on Dec 30 @ Gill.
UCSB 71, Wazzu 43 Final. Ouch. Coogs looked worse than awful
USC is bad too. ASU has two good players and a terrible coach. CU, SU, Utah and UCLA are all good but Jekyll and Hyde. UW is a step below them all but experienced together. And Cal is a step below that but also Jekyll and Hyde. Zony is just plain good. And Nikegon is much better than expected… probably at UW’s level but with more size and athleticism.
Ducks 54, Beavs 13. Banker does the sideline jump/handjive multiple times. I won’t be watching
Hopefully this is Riley’s last game at OSU. If he still wants to coach he can enter the mix for the Portland State job and save us a lot of money. Then within 2 months from now I would love it if we announce the hiring of Utah St.’s Matt Wells. Wells utilizing McMarion at QB next year could get 8 wins and have us in the Holiday Bowl. Riley would max out at 5 again in another losing season.
5 wins next season is pretty generous for a team breaking in a new quarterback with very little experience. I could see another 3-9 season like we had a few years ago when Mannion was a freshman
3 wins possible but 4 or 5 probably most likely. Nonconference should be pretty easy and add 1 of 9 Pac-12 games and you got 4 wins. That better be enough to end Riley’s time at OSU. If not we are totally pathetic. PSU is looking for an AD and coach. Unload BDC and Riley and we have a perfect situation for major upgrades. Wells and Massari works for me.
Dont we go to Meechicken next year?
as stated in a previous thread. OSU should offer to send Riley and BDC to Portland St in a “package neat deal”.
Dream? More like constant and unrelenting delusional babble.
My thinking around Riley is “what factors could lead to his retiring sooner than later” and then a lot of patience. A 5-7 season with 3 games close in the 4th quarter is not going to move BDC’s barometer one iota.
… that adds very little to the conversation as it was begun 1000 posts ago… with the same idea… months/years ago.
Only the prospective names change with the “hot list” of coaches out there… not even enough thought and care to go out and research beyond those lists to see if there is someone else out there who might be decent.
Come on Jack….fantasize a little…..you must see a scenario where Chip Kelly will be available for the Beavs!
I’d prefer to see someone with actual HC experience, rather than a coordinator.
Jack, who would you suggest, if not from ‘those lists’ out there. Not a jab, honest question…I don’t watch a lot outside the Pac or what is televised that doesn’t conflict with a Pac game.
I’ve said years ago I would take Leipold. I think he would need a break-in period on the BCS level as an OC/QB coach. But his teams are really really good.
“Nice Dream”? Great Cheech and Chong movie! And yes……anyone who really thinks Mike Riley will be head coach at PSU scored some very potent Acapulco Gold!
Jump the gun much? What do we know about Mcmaryion other than a few o live tweets? Count on Del Rio as the QB unless something dramatic happens in the Spring.
Gonna be closer than above. Helfrich wants Riley in place forever. The duck cheerleaders and coaches sons will play. Ok, they cant, but you get the idea. They will impose some self discipline — Freeman only runs backwards and Mariota runs plays with his eyes closed.
You beat me to it rsteve.
The ‘ucks could be flat for a while (but not as long as ASU was) but my guess is Helfrich calls off the dogs by mid 3rd quarter.
This post is being made from my Firefox browser. I’ve done some testing and it seems to fit my needs so I’ve moved over all 5,324 of my bookmarks. Naturally nothing is perfect but it will do very nicely.
Thanks to all who offered suggestions. I’m currently running AdBlock, BetterPrivacy, Ghostery and Lightbeam. Tried to install Jitsi but got a message telling me that Jitsi is 32 bit, I’m running 64 bit and recommending that I install the 64bit version of the program. I figured it would be O.K. if I did so but decided to error on the side of safety.
Stfu ya dummm azzz mo fo. You really got many bookmarkz you in DA basement
What? What planet are you from? I’ll start. Hi, I’m from earth and we speak English. Where are you from?
Leave the Duck alone.
He might attempt an answer.
Here’s the 64bit build:
Thanks for the link to the 64bit build but I have a few questions about what I should download.
How can I tell which of the files I should be downloading? The first 2 have 64 in the file name and the others don’t so I’m assuming that the second two are 32bit.
The first two have the same date-time stamp but one is identified as “latest” while the other isn’t. So is “latest” the one I should be downloading?
[EXE] jitsi-2.4.4997-x64.exe 2014-01-07 13:08 43M
[EXE] jitsi-2.4-latest-x64.exe 2014-01-07 13:08 43M
[EXE] jitsi-2.4.4997-x86.exe 2014-01-07 13:07 41M
[EXE] jitsi-2.4-latest-x86.exe 2014-01-07 13:07 41M
Yes, either of the first two. My guess is the one “latest” is the latest stable build (I’d DL that one) and the one above it is probably a beta. x86 is always 32-bit for future reference (confusing, but it references the old 8086 CPU).
If it wasn’t clear I’m much more of a basketball guy. Anyway, in a fantasy world, how would you renovate/remodel Gill? I personally think it’s really ugly and as a recruit I’d be kind of turned off by the stadium (but turned back by the coach, the practice facility, the academic support, and the campus).
Looking at some other stadiums like Gill, it doesn’t have to be all newfangled. But the gyms at FAMU (Lawson Center), Duke (Cameron Indoor), and Butler (Hinkle Fieldhouse) have me interested in what you can update with the current model. Replacing the upper bench seats with chairs, put chairs behind each basket, keep the student section bleacher style, putting a scoreboard hanging over the middle of the court, and making all the signs and bathroom signs stuff on the outside concourse look like they belong in this century would be a good mix.
Structurally, that probably isn’t even possible, but a man can dream can’t he?
I like Gill’s old school feel. I’d move the students to the opposite sideline so theyre in the camera shot for tv games. Perhaps add some more chairback seats, but otherwise that atmosphere takes care of itself omce the team starts winning and the crowd starts filling the seats. Its a pretty loud arena when full.
Pretty loud? That place can be half capacity and roar. When it’s full and rocking you can hear it from a mile away… literally.
Anyone remember the old sound meter they hung up there back in the early 90’s?
Yes, thats another change that needs to happen. Dust off the old sound meter and hang it back up.
I think that thing was sold a long time ago
Last time I remember Gill rocking that loud was the year when jay John led them to the NIT. We beat Andre igoudala and Arizona at gill and it was LOUD in there that night
We didn’t beat Zony that year… in three tries. I think we came within 10 points at home, but we got pasted by them at Tucson and even worse in the Pac Tourney. Besides, Iguodala went to the NBA the previous year. We did beat them at home in 2004.
That must’ve been the year then. We had David Lucas on that team. IIRC the final was 90-81 or 90-84. Too many years have passed and way too many napkins. But Gill was loud that night
Concourse improvements would be nice…. like opening the concessions everywhere maybe?
A central scoreboard would also be good. You mentioned Cameron Indoor. It’s not better than Gill. But it does hang a four-way scoreboard over center court as of a couple years ago. And they added air-conditioning about 10 years ago. But that’s about it.
Oh… they win a lot.
I personally hate chair backs. I can find more leg room in coach on a really cheap airline. I would like to be able to pay enough for season tickets where I want to sit and have them remove the stupid chair backs so I can actually sit in the damn seats. Cameron has chair backs above the pull-outs. While it’s visually appealing when empty, they suck for anyone over 6’0″. And it’s not like anyone is sitting in them once the games begin. Cameron also has the same issue Pauly had before Pauly was redone. They run the upper levels well past the end lines and way out into the corners. So there are a bunch of seats in those areas with terrible sight lines.
I would paint the remaining bench seats orange instead of that drab grey they are now. And I would paint the girders and other structural elements black for contrast. There’s no reason for us to have khaki walls and ceilings.
I would replace the lighting and sound. And in doing the latter I would replace the hanging stacks over center court with a four way scoreboard. Then I would make the end scoreboard areas full video screens (with, of course, half of their space being taken up by permanent ads).
I would look into the possibility of hanging the baskets instead of the stanchions we have now, but that’s not a huge concern.
And I would move the media section up into the north upper reaches with a dedicated camera platform in front of it… and all the bells and whistles for new tech to be accessed in that area. I realize we would need wheelchair access to the media area, but something can be done to remedy that quite easily (not cheaply, but easily).
No end seating… and no more damn chair backs.
I would also look into changing the seating colors/color coordination around with Reser’s seating so it could look like this:
Maybe the end zones… or the area around the 35 yard line?
CW the national game in prime time on ABC. Humiliation for the whole country to see. Hip,hip….
Mary Ota wraps up Heisman to boot? Not a neat deal.
Acutally, I think its all good. Contrasting the different directions taken by two adjacent programs, one headed for the first ever playoff, the other headed … nowhere….circling the toilet bowl and not even going to a toilet bowl…
When the world sees it, maybe its brought home to the BDCer and we get pressure for a change… One can hope…
Sad thing is last year could have been a victory against the Quacks, but the defense couldn’t get that one last stop (notice the one time they did it this year, it was a win against ASU). Given that a senior led defense was expected to be the strength this year and ended up a disappointment, I really think BDC needs to pressure Riley to get rid of Banker.
Maybe Riley will get pissed at that and just quit, rather than fire his friend. Otherwise, BDC is not going to fire Riley, that’s just fantasy. Riley will retire, but it’s a matter of when.
Rumor has it Harbaugh will be fired by San Francisco after the NFL season is over. Should we take a flyer, or would you want no part of him?
A flyer? That would be the biggest grand slam hire in the history of Oregon State. Paying him close to 3 million a year would be worth it. He can be the North Division King again. Duck killer!
Well Riley and him are very good friends. Wouldn’t be a bad idea. He’ll be rough with the media and probably the boosters but he’ll get it done on the field.
Unlikely though since he’s paid 5 mil a year and other NFL teams will pay him that much or more.
News flash: who cares if he’s rough with the media as long as he wins
Why even waste your time asking this question?
I think Michigan has a little more appeal than Oregon st. for Harbaugh.
Because that’s what these boards are for: speculation, reflection, and discussion, last time I checked.
This doesn’t even rise to a “meh,” let alone speculation. If he’s not grabbed by another NFL team… if he’s not grabbed by another traditional NCAA power football school… if he doesn’t just want to decompress for a year… hell, if he even gets fired… AND… if Mike Riley gets fired or retires or dies in a plane accident or does something un-Riley and cans one of his coordinators then demands BDC pays his new coordinator three times his own salary…
… then should we take a flier on him?
Sure. Why not?
Harbaugh is 43-15 in SF. Three years, two championship games and one superbowl appearance.
They are NOT firing him.
Actually, they probably are. Stupid, but they are.
That said, he’ll probably have a dozen NFL and powerhouse NCAA head coaching offers in no time flat. OSU has almost no chance, even if they ponied up a competitive offer (which they wouldn’t.)
And demotion to coordinator would be laughable for Harbaugh. Zero chance.
As long as were spit balling potential, largely unattainable coachs let’s throw Knute Rockne and Vince Lombardi into the mix, just as likely. JB
The guy who turned down the Packers job so they had to go hire their second choice, Lombardi, had a son who set up shop in Corvallis and a granddaughter who played hoops at OSU.
That’s about all I got.
Would Tommy Prothro be up to returning maybe?
Off to Madison with the Yukon decked out with Gopher flags and magnets. Expecting a lot of single finger salutes. Goldy > Bucky.
Shit! Meant to type go gophers. I’d rather see Minny over Wisconsin or tOSU. Too many napkins last night
You’re a dead man if I know BG.
meh. I’m already on the downhill side of life. C’mon sweet death!!!!!
Well that takes all the fun out of it.
If we are playing fantasy land here…..we might as well go from the nicest guy in college football to the biggest asshole and get Bo Belini after he’s fired…..remember he has never won less than 9 games!!!!
Remember also that he’s never had to coach nine conference games in a season… well… not without the obligatory loss being that ninth game… and loss is a nice word for what happened to his team once they moved from the Big 12 to the B1G.
Bo did it again….9 wins baby….Riley should be so consistent!
Beavers will play their best game of the year tomorrow. Beavers lead by 3 with 2 minutes left, have a 4th and 1 at the Oregon 10 with a chance to end it with a first down, Riley elects for the conservative FG. Oregon gets the ball down 6, goes down and scores TD and kicks XP for win with 3 seconds left. Everyone on AngryBeavs then jumps off the nearest bridge and Riley is praised for his brilliance in the loss.
I just hope Mike Riley can walk the sidelines with a little less hunch in his back and maybe chew his gum a little slower….appearance is everything on national TV. Also, I’m sure the national audience will think it is 12 degrees in Corvallis based on the multi-layers MR will be wearing.
The Beavs play a hell of an inspired game. Mike Riley is more animated than ever — even Angry and Jack are heard to mumble … “what the fuck?”. But late in the game our Riley collapses and exits in an ambulance. Beavs lose and later, our Riley retires, citing a mystery illness he has been fighting for years. Sympathy and kudos from the Pollyannas is ass deep to a man in a jeep. Only at AngryBeavs is the question asked… WHAT ILLNESS?
ya know what’s sad? Riley gets taken to the woodshed by guys who’ve been coaching more than 20 years fewer than he has. He’ll be curled up in the fetal position by mid 3rd quarter
Heh heh… lunch pail U having some issues?
Riley isn’t getting the job done. He doesn’t deserve to remain as head coach. Well past time for a new direction. Season ticket sales will be well down next year. Do the buyout or figure out a retirement plan now.
Please… tell us about how you feel about BDC and tartan end zones… and uni combos… and how marketing is the way of the world and how OSU fails at it…
… because that’s never spoken of here… in repeated spam posts…. ad nauseum… and over and over… repetitively.
I refer to angry’s first word in his post.
Gtfoh you da dimmest bulb in da box
You sound like quite the Rhodes scholar yourself. Try getting off the internet once in awhile and picking up a book.
I think he’s going for the drunk Scot as portrayed by Mike Myers?
Bill the cat?
if it ain’t scottish, it’s crap!
HEED! PANTS! NOW!
UCLA goes down with a whimper, and RichRod takes advantage.
And still… Zony won’t go to the Rose Bowl.
Zags is really good this year. Those guys are Final Four material if Few doesn’t get in the way.
We are going to be horrible next year.
It’s a shame they had to photoshop Romaine out of that picture
He’s not your mom, Duck boy.
Remember, Riley apologists say *This* year is the down year. Wonder what the excuse will be next year and the following year.
Next year? I’m thinking not that great this year either……unless a historic upset saves St.Riley.
Thank you Lord, Marable finally gone. Seems like he’s been there 20 years
Marable will be inducted into the Kameron Krebs hall of fame. Worst return man in OSU history?
Dan Greenspan @DanGreenspan · Nov 21
Utah State’s Matt Wells should be on the shortlist for national coach of the year. Nine wins with four different quarterbacks. Impressive.
Utah News Tweets @Utah_Newspapers · Nov 26
Matt Wells is Utah’s college football coach of the year – Standard-Examiner http://dlvr.it/7f29sk
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Brett Thiessen @The_Mathlete · Nov 22 (Michigan Coaching Search Tweet)
Random mid-major coach to watch out for, Matt Wells at Utah St, Aggies are 9-3 despite having top 3 QBs out for the season
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Kragthorpe: Utah State thriving with four QBs: Utah State’s Matt Wells earned the Mountain West’s Coach of the Year http://bit.ly/1vCUvnI
Patrick Sheltra @100ThingsUtah · Nov 21
What Matt Wells has done at USU is nothing short of incredible. If I’m a P5 school in West needing a coach, he’s my guy.
Proud of this program pic.twitter.com/OlYLZQtrzs— Matt Wells (@CoachWellsUSUFB) November 26, 2014
Gsio ya bastardo
Utah St. still has a chance to win the Mtn West championship with the Air Force upset of Colorado St. today.
Utah St. plays Boise St. at 7:15 on ESPN2. So after watching Riley get taken to the woodshed for the 7th straight Civil War turn it over there and check out a great candidate for a new and far superior direction for our program. If the Civil War isn’t tight probably 2/3 or more of the fanbase would support such needed change. Riley has already been given too much time for too poor of results that are getting progressively worse.
2/3 support, maybe. But I’m guessing pretty close to 100% once the decision is made. The old codgers(remaining donors) that love Riley would love and support the new coach all the same.
Matt Wells and Wayne Tinkle would be a Dream Team for Oregon State Athletics! Yes, please!!!
Would he leave the school he actually played at is the question.
For 1.5 to close to 2 million compared to 600K? You bet. I actually think Oregon State would be his top pick of various possible openings if we talked with him. OSU has some similarities with USU. He would thrive here if given the chance for the next 7 or so years. Staying with Riley any longer will only further divide and diminish our fanbase. Wells like Numbers stated above would unite and excite the base. It would be a healthy new beginning with a rising premier coach who has proven he can recruit and win in bunches.
Hate to crush your Matt Wells dreams, but hiring him would come with a hefty buyout of his previous contract, in the $3.5M range. That’s in addition to whatever offer the Beavs would be able to muster up to lure him. Couple that with a Riley buyout and…….well……sorry…..Al Reser isn’t coming through the doors of the Valley Football Center with a big check to make that happen.
Even if Riley retired today after the game, the Beavs would still be too stubborn to pay a competitive salary and buyout Well’s old deal. Maybe in a few years, after the buyout shrinks, I could see it happening, except Wells will be coaching for some other Power 5 school by that time.
Two options: Wells buyout expires on 7/1/15.
1) Have Bray as interim and hire Wells on 7/1 ready to go next year with no buyout. First year no one is expecting 9 wins anyway.
2) Riley most likely gets next year anyway but very good chance it is another losing season. That would be 5 of the last 6 years that were not winning seasons during the regular season which is uber horrible. Then you could hire Wells immediately after next year’s 8th straight Civil War defeat with no buyout.
90% of the fanbase should want Riley gone at that point. May be best to announce Riley won’t be back a few weeks before the season ends like Florida did so we can be quick to move on Wells before another P5 program snags him. Best opportunity for a great coach the Beavs are likely to see in the next decade.
Sorry to break up this circlejerk, but I doubt he would come to OSU.
Beamer under fire, he is 11-12 in conference, gasp!
I would still take a defense that is only giving up 20 points a game. VT has come back to the pack lately. Wake Forest loss was inexcusable, that’s what has the fan base pissed off, but they also beat Ohio St. They got bowl eligible yesterday.
Beamer doing this for a couple seasons now is what has them up in arms.
Datz enuf o dat criznap! Did time to been in these nncrazy
Of him big deal
Beav’s volleyball beats the quacks in convincing fashion. Perhaps another miracle in store?
Yeah, if the Beavs defense is allowed to string a net across the field.
And it would be an immediate violation (that’s actually called) if the Ducks were to run under, around, over it or were to touch it?
I think they might still score on the Mark Banker defense. Beavs cant adapt and wouldnt adapt to this hypothetical game of field position and field goals 🙁 Ucks still score on ranker
OK guys, here it is, big game tonight.
I sort of hope that UO crapped their pants when AZ won, and the Ducks might overlook tonight’s game.
That said, I really think our players have a great opportunity here, and if they stay disciplined on defense and aggressive on offense, we’ll hang around until late in the game, then who knows what might happen?
The x factor could be weather, as it seems there is a realistic shot of some snow/rain mix, which could be the great equalizer?
I’ve seen some crazy games in my day, and I’ve learned to not ever count out the Beavs, especially at Reser as a decided underdog.
ASU was supposed to plow us too, but we took their names!
Come on man. Its not happening
Even if Mariota and Freeman both sprain their ankles stepping off the team buss and are forced to sit this one out, there’s no way the Pac 12 will let little OSU ruin their only shot at having a team in the playoffs. The league has too much to gain by having Oregon win out. Not that Oregon would need any help, but I think they have a little insurance too.
Holy shit, that’s a hell of a tinfoil hat.
You forget our down side…the coaching staff
an enthusiastic, optimistic fan! I am callin the EPA, Sierra Club, etc…..we got ourselves an endangered species here. Quick, get the nets and isolate this dude! Maybe we find a female and the world could watch with baited breath, to see if they can manage to reproduce….
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Beat the Yucks and become bowl eligible – Riley gets another year
Play in the Jif Peanut Butter Bowl against some lower tier 6-6 team and end the season with another fantastic 7-6 record! – Riley success stories make us cry.
Oh, wait – we’re already crying…
“Greg, winning the national championship is great and all. But keeping Auburn from winning the national championship is even better and will be necessary to solidify your legacy with the Tide faithful.”
–Greg McElroy… apparently telling a story about how Bama boosters are just jealous of Auburn and have a little brother complex.
It must be because of Auburn’s uniforms… or some equally stupid and vain reasoning
Report from Corvallis: The smoked prime rib and colcannon went down nicely with a 14% Belgian Golden Strong last night outside in the driving rain. Drunken debauchery was kept to a minimum on account of needing to keep our wits about us today for the 8 hours leading up to kickoff.
Actual talk and discussion about the game around the fairgrounds is almost non existent because well, you know why. This is just an excuse to gather with great friends under a canopy in a gravel parking lot and drink home brew and eat various smoked meats. Sad really… that apathy is setting in
amongst the fan base. Can be hard to get that excitement back so it just snowballs.
Regardless, ribs will be eaten, beer will be drunk, lies will be told, and the Beavs will lose their 7th straight Silver War. Fun!
At least those of us watching on TV will get to see it in HD on ABC.
Regular FOX TV network sucks on big screen!
I just wanna make sure I have the facts straight. Today at home we are the biggest underdogs in the 120 year history of the civil war, The fan base is completely ho-hum about todays civil war. And riley still has apologists and isn’t fired?
This is an unacceptable Athletic Department failure and everyone needs to go. We’ve lost our base. We’ve lost our tradition. We are losing everything
Hey, it’s great just to be a part of the civil war tradition, don’t be asking for competitiveness and passion.
It’s not just the Beaver fanbase that is completely ho-hum. The Duck fans I know no longer look forward to the Civil War like they did in years past. In a sense, Bob DeCareless’s incompetence has robbed them of a great tradition, too. One of the oldest college football rivalries has been reduced to little more than a scrimmage, and it’s a crying shame.
The media needs to stop referring to it as a RIVALRY game. Rivalry implies we might win it. It is now officially a SACRIFICE. The traditional OSU-UO sacrifice game.
My interest in the CW has not been this low in 15+ years. How bad will Murphy/Zimmerman look against UO? Who will Freeman embarrass the most? Are OSU’s TEs still AWOL? After the 3rd quarter, will Helfrich rest his starters for the Pac-12 championship game?
Good fortune to Haskins and Anderson; may ye both find plentiful daylight and fumble not the football.
Four 4* recruits visiting.
I put the o/u on commits at 1.0
Depends on what they are looking for. I mean if they are interested in being embarrassed yearly this is the perfect exposure for the program.
No such thing as bad publicity right? I put the o/u at 0.7 recruits
they would see that they are likely better than who is on the field for the Beavs
will expect to start immediately
they will see poor coaching
may realize coaches not likely to start them until they are seniors
I put the o/u at 1.0 because I can still get a push if one does commit.
I put it at less than one for the same reason, except noting our tendency to sign non-qualifiers.
Ahhh… good point. So it’s a push if we get a commit but he Kulis it?
“Four 4* recruits visiting.”
Free trip to see one of the top teams in the country?
Any chance they would say – hey, the four of us have bonded and we’d like to play together. We quite like it in Corvallis; campus, students are cool, good academics,understand you plan to upgrade facilities, but who is that old duffer who stands around chewing gum and what’s the deal with the guy who jumps about and frantically waves his arms? No one seems to be looking at him.
Maybe those two will stand down by the 20 and shoot the breeze and tell each other funny stories and laugh while the game goes on… and nobody will notice.
That may be more truth than humor.
Hey, maybe they love comedy and are dying to watch us play…
That’s why I’ll be watching every second. Should be a laugher. Can’t wait to see Banker’s game plan!
Maybe the hand jive is really just a signal for “flail.”
Who’s calling the plays today, Riley or Garret?
Not sure who your 4 are, but Ulu-Perry is not one of them. He backed out last week. Think he still plans to visit during the off season, but he sounds more interested in the free trip amd gettng his balls massaged by coeds before he commits to UCLA.
Feel good story about Mannion at Portland Tribune:
20% chance of rain/snow, temp around 47 now:
47? It’s nearly freezing in Portland already and snow has started in the foothills to the east
Think about this. If Riley were to pull a rabbit out of the hat, and win,….. the season is still a failure, OSU a mediocre 6-6, going to some toillet bowl, but WAY worse, UO NOT going to the playoff. I suspect most fans of anything in the state would hate OSU.
So everyone should hope OSU loses….
Anyone who appreciates well played football probably doesn’t want a Beaver win today; it almost certainly would result in the usual accolades for Riley, a meaningless bowl game, and another year added to his contract, thereby extending the mediocrity.
I’d was thinking it’d be nice if Banker got the Portland State job, but I don’t think PSU will be returning to the OSU coaching shrub anytime soon.
If Riley can win this, heck, give him another year.
Time for a delay of game or false start
on the radio mike parker said there are still tickets for sale. Amazing.
Ducks will wear home uniforms while Beavs wear Orange/white/orange road combo. Seems fitting
Well, they pretty much own Reser lately, sooooooo
Not even excited 🙁
I was practically up all night in 2010 for the Civil War. This year I have it in a little browser window while I do other more interesting things in another bigger window.
If we win the coin toss can we defer until we get a new coach?
Uo wins toss, feels like they have scored already
Here we go. Riley about to get his colostomy bag handed to him.
Bold prediction: if Riley loses by more than 40, he retires after the game.
Hahahahahahaha… haha… ha… ahhhh… yeah.
Anyone want to wrap up?
I’m surprised it took them 2:33 to score. Duckies are slipping
It was a practice run.
Riley era should have ended 3 or 4 years ago. So sick of this shit. DeCarolis you are a piece o’ shit. Fire Mike Riley!!!!!!
MOVE THE F’ ON!!!!!!!!!!!!!! END THIS CRAP!!!!!
The most I’ve ever seen Mannion run.
John Garrett said, “we have to make them play football”
Good one, genius
I’m more worried about US playing football :p
Beavs unis are sweet.
Ducks unis look like Power Rangers.
I like the jerseys, I hate the helmet.
I like the beav’s uniforms a lot. ducks unis are heinous as per usual
Just kick the fucking ball god dammit!
I would have gone for a QB sneak on 3rd.
Same, it was like a foot and a half. Lean forward…
Too smart for Riley and crew…
Why not give it to Ortiz?
Riley…please retire immediately following this game so we can get a coach who can win. Wells or whoever. Anyone but you!
Too bad our play caller appears to not have watched the full back off the right guard success from this season. Dang. That would’ve worked twice
You mean Riley? Fuck that guy!
The tackling has been horrendous as it usually is
Tackling infers that the other team is brought to the ground.
It’s easy to play QB when there’s no pressure and receivers are wide open
I wish our team could reflect my anger. I’m so upset with our disgrace
Why? You should have had it out of your system about midway through the second quarter… of the Stanford game.
So, two moral victories? Busted 2pt attempt and FG? TIME FOR A CHANGE.
Three… we have the much better unis tonight, and it’s not even close.
The biggest defensive miscue is Nelson mistiming his jump on the INT. They have to make those plays if they hope to keep up, let alone win.
Nice they show the Oregon “O”s (?) flying around when they show a photo and graphic on Mannion.
On track for a possible 100
All kinds of time for the PAC12 record holder and he nearly throws a pick!
Was Mannion throwing to Villamin?
Smith, I believe.
Eggers wrote me on twitter…said zero chance Riley retires after the game no matter the outcome.
It’s what we all knew, but the truth still hurts
I had some hope.
What’s hope… a little town in Arkansas?
Greedy dirtbag is gonna milk every penny, same as BDC and Ed Ray is out of touch
Not my take. I think that, short of serious health issues, he thinks he can hang on to get a season to redeem himself. I know, i know, this season was his chance,
You represent the gd problem. I hope you enjoy your part of the destruction of balance in the civil war. Never used to be like this. Nike is NOT an excuse!!!
Oh wait, I read your statement wrong… Boy am I fired up
Tnx for the clarification. I’m fired up too.
No shit, Nike is NOT an excuse, just as the lack of a big airport in Corvallis or the diversity of the population of Corvallis is NOT an excuse.
precisely – more than greed – it’s selfish – he’s run the program into the ground and he won’t let anyone else have it. At least, he won’t get a bonus or extension this year?
Wanna bet on the bonus part?
Fuck Eggers and the Riley good ole boy network of idiots!
Just because BDC-Riley-Eggers are butt pals does not mean we should have to tolerate a total crap ass program in severe deterioration.
You’re more predictable, offensive and self-centered than anything you claim to dislike.
Oh… you’re less efficient than Riley as well.
I’ve noticed there are rarely comments in the Tribune to Eggers’s articles about Riley and the Beavs. I’m sure Eggers knows the mood – it’s just never attached to his writing. I wonder why and think it might be a good idea to post there, not just on O-live.
Good play by Noland-Lewis IMO.
Better than a return. Hit them, every chance you get.
Riley shows a little emotion, gets a make up call immediately.
BDC please resign! Riley please retire!
Fans don’t deserve any more of this horseshit product! Sad. So sad how assinine decisions and contracts have tanked this program.
I remember a thread title on pure orange:
“Robert James DeCarolis – This is your contract mess!”
sorry, beaver blitz or whatever
WTF? wish I were there to throw something at that official
Did Marshall step on the line?
He did… about seven yards back… nobody paying attention apparently.
First time in 16 years I’m not watching… Angry, are you serious with your Riley retirement if we get shellacked by 40+?
I was serious, but Eggers just squashed it.
Squashed it how? Riley loses by 50 but still has the administration’s backing… type of squash? I love OSU but we are just so passive, a loser’s mentality. It’s just a weird culture.
Just saw your Eggers tweet above. Butt pals is right.
Kinda easy to imagine OSU getting tired and this just blowing out in the third, with plays that get 7-8 yards now going much longer.
Sadly, very true.
It’s clear now why eschews mobile qbs. I understand and apologize Mike.
It’s clear now why Riley eschews mobile qbs. I understand and apologize Mike.
Nice that a SENIOR linebacker is still confused on wheel route coverage after 5 years in the system…..nice running the exact same play twice on 4th and 1…..Nice that Riley keeps chomping his gum and coaching this team into the depths of college football hell!!!!
I remember when Mannion used to be mentioned like that. Also, it’s “Mariota”.
I wonder what is going through Riley’s head right now….”aw shucks…gettin’ killed by the ducks again….zzz”
“Oregon State a little confused” — understatement of the century?
Why did you remove your Mariota jab?
Because I changed my mind
Clown is right
the announcers are trying sooo soo hard to be nice
The nine seniors on the defense have learned much from Obi Wan Banker in their 4 or 5 years.
It’s official. Riley is worse than Embree at Colorado bad. The administration at OSU has to go!!!
This is totally unacceptable for us to be forcefed this shit week after week and year after year.
Program is headed to the cellar and is going downhill fast. CLEAN HOUSE!!!!!!!!
QUIT ACCEPTING THIS SHIT!!!! START OVER!!!!!!!!!!
…he said, to himself, into the abyss.
I’m about as dissatisfied as the next guy, but Embree was epically bad on a historical scale. This is approaching Paul Wulff bad, not quite Embree yet
Have you forgotten the 28 year losing streak? This is the best OSU can do, you know it has been worse.
Bankers strategy working to perfection; OSU’s offense is well-rested.
Feels like OSU won’t score until the second half.
….of next year
HIRE MATT WELLS!
Your name and post leave way too much ambiguity
You don’t have a shot.
5yds for a first down, and they were there for Mannion. But, but………….
Can’t blame Banker for this one as much as Garrett and injuries and Riley… Can’t win if you never score.
Idiot tried to pick that up instead of fall on it
Wait, you still care?? lol
I can’t imagine getting mad at that play instead of laughing at it. Sums up the Beavs so well…
I am literally mad and frustrated with myself for watching this. Forget Riley and all that, I’m pissed at ME
Jump on the gd ball…ugh!
This team can’t afford to f up those opportunities
This Auburn – Alabama game is good.
I asked, who will get more embarrassed, Murphy or Zimmerman. Right now Murphy leads.
that guy could have walked in backwards and still got the TD
I thought it would be a little more competitive than this. Civil War and all.
Fuck you Murphy, scree the pooch on coverage, OK, you suck, but to get up and just watch, not even try to do something after your fuck up? Welcome to the bench asshole.
Will we see Del Rio today, or will Mannion stay in because its senior night and his last in Reser?
Great question. I want changes. Lots of them
Can’t wait for a halftime interview with Riley
“Gotta find a way to stop the run, gotta tackle better, gotta chew more gum”
Other than the gum comment that’s exactly what that idiot will say. What a cluster… Ray better get a clue and clean up this shit sandwich.
Mariota with a pass in stride and another TD………say goodnight, Gracie.
yep, Im done, I cant watch any more.
My brother and I were discussing the team over TG dinner. He goes to the practices and his comment was “the one thing that stands out to me, is that you just get the feeling that the players no longer even care about winning”
They gave up, why cant I?
why would they care? They know they are getting terrible coaching.
And now, OSU to the air…
Now Garrett goes to the 3 pass and punt formula.
Mannion looks awful in another big game
For anyone who wants another year of Riley…..screw off.
He Sucks Giant Kangaroo Balls. Are there really any apologists left after this besides Eggers and BDC? Hard to believe. This needs to end now…no exceptions!
This Must Be Riley’s last game at Oregon State. Hire a fucking new staff already! What the hell are we waiting for??? Disgusted!!!
3rd and 10, 3 rushers, throw to the LOS.
I’m sick of hearing how accurate Mannion is with the deep ball. If that is in fact true, he’s a total jerk for hanging his recievers out to be demolished.
You guys things would be a lot worse if Riley wasn’t the coach. We are so lucky to him. It could be so worse than it is now. Remember the 80’s?
I am now rooting for injuries to duck players,I know it’s wrong, I don’t care
Soften them up for AZ
Wow, this has been upvoted? You guys are weak as hell.
We used to be able to root for our team. Ray, BDC, Riley and co stole that from us.
Fine. I’m going to root for another 5 years of Riley. Oh wait..
You’d like that, huh you ass fuck duck?
Oh man, this guy.
You really are a clown, it would make sense.
It looks to me like Mannion is already out of the game mentally; he’s already lost.
Look at Mariotta hit WRs in stride. Interesting.
Mariota has hit maybe four guys “in stride.” The problem is that three of them have been so wide open that they could adjust well before the ball got there. He’s not hitting many in the catch radius properly. And he can’t make that sideline toss.
But the announcer loves his “rocket/NFL” arm and that it’s “highly accurate.” Chuckles!
So the TV is showing Terry Baker days? WTF
I’m going to call it a night. Well actually I’m going to do something productive. Like read an econ text book. 🙂 Just kidding.
Beavers get no respect…they couldn’t even get Baker’s highlights correct. The TD pass could not have been in the Liberty Bowl because the only score in that game was the 99 yard TD run which they cut short!!!!
Fun to watch our defense standing on their heels trying to read and interpret their complex assignmeets , as their recievers are running and catching In stride in front of them.
Why do people here dislike the UO offense? What’s wrong with spreading people out and taking advantage of space and using speed? What’s wrong with the pace?
It confuses teams like OSU, then demoralizes them, taking them out of the game.
This OSU team is mentally on its way to the showers already, hoping for some sympathy sex later.
At least Mariotta ought to be sitting midway through the third.
I think the hurry-up is cheap, but everything else, meh
Maybe the way UO implements it is cheap. Jack has pointed out they break rules in implementing it. But if implemented legally, I think its fine.
So true. It’s a beautiful system, but why are they allowed to break the rules in implementing it?
How is playing the HUNH breaking the rules?
Watch the outside receivers… usually to the short side. They rarely come inside the numbers between each play, as they are mandated by a rule.
There are a couple other plays that are common rule-breaking, like holding or blocking in the back when running off the edges. It just makes for an ugly game… and not football.
One might say, “You can’t blow a whistle every time those plays happen. That would slow the game to a grind.”
One would be correct, and I believe that’s a part of Chip Kelly’s genius. If the refs actually manage to keep up with the play (which they do not), then they would feel guilty about calling every infraction Kelly’s offenses commit because they would be on every other play. So they call one every once in a while… usually on an already unproductive play.
Jealous Beaver Syndrome.
Is that anything like the arrogant fuck syndrome your team exudes?
RILEY ERA ENDS TONIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
BDC ALSO MUST BE SHOWN THE DOOR!!!!!
PROGRAM IS IN SHAMBLES!!!! NO MORE!!!!!!!
Are you autistic?
359 yards and we’re not halfway through the 2nd Q
With a senior-laden D led by Banker yet.
This is boring. Calling it at halftime.
Jarmon pulls in a poor pass by the record holding Beavs QB. Another receiver who is set up for a hurtin’.
How and why is Riley still employed at OSU? 125 out of 127 FBS coaches would do better. Pathetic and unacceptable. Get rid of this bum. Go a new god dang direction. Enough of this Riley/BDC/Goe bullshit. IT NEEDS TO END NOW!!!!!!
I’m curious, who are the 2 worse ones?
I need to know the names and warn DeCareless from hiring them. At least it’s only 2…
4th and 1/2, either QB sneak or Ortiz, please!
Wow, Anderson stays straight up and doesn’t get the job done.
Wow … Riley, Banker and Garrett have really figured UO out….man, we are crushing em…..
Wait….sorry … that delay of game snapped me out of it…. LOL, now THAT’S our beavs in action!
Shit, I thought we had the 30 … what a delusion!!
No, its 30-zip and no hope, folks….
Offensive line makes the ucks look like the steel curtain
I changed my mind.
This is Embree bad.
Any word from the 4* visitors?
All committed to Oregon.
Probably getting frustrated and doesn’t trust anyone to catch anything
Woods wanted no part of contact there,
And Mannion runs for 5 yes.
Riley looks like he needs a walker and an oxygen tank. He has fallen and can’t get up.
and the usual bad clock management….players walking up to the line after a huddle….ridiculous…
Have you seen the Utah State Aggies do that this year??? I do think Wells would be a great hire. Bad clock management is just bad football and is demoralizing to your team
All coaching, They never hustle back, just sort of lolly gag… There’s no discipline AT ALL. Allowing the seniors to pick unis and making it look like the ucks are the home team is another “it’s neat we let the seniors decide the combo…” BS. I’m actually surprised that there haven’t been more off the field issues with this piss poor staff. More Popsicles and slip and slides instead of coaching how to defend a fucking wheel route. Sad.
When we saw the away jerseys, my wife figured the seniors didn’t want history remembering that this was a home game.
Riley takes 8 seconds to call his first TO of the half, typical.
All 3 time outs and you let 5 sec run off the clock. Tool.
So about 10k at home games next year? Heck even 9 out of 10 over on pure-orange are calling for Riley to be fired.
Time for a new staff or few fans left won’t care at all.
The ref had to come over and ask Riley if he wanted a time out
“Gee, let me think about it……..
Has team been LESS competitive against UO this year than it’s own in-state “rival” has tonight?
Jim Wilson selling his soul to try and spin positives.
Just listen to him. Trying so hard to keep the fan base engaged through the nonsense. He’s a good guy. I don’t envy his position
All season he has pointed out time management issues and the need to run, particularly between the Guards. Maybe I’m just used to his objective comments and am too pissed off at this spectacle to listen closely to tonights specific comments.
I don’t envy his position either, he is smart and has such good insight in both FB and baseball.
He’s as objective as any we have IMO. But he’s got a mortgage too so let’s give him a break. Eggers, Goe and Preece can go eff themselves. Gina and Connor are an improvement.
I can’t imgaine why anyone would draft Mannion after this year.
I don’t wish anything but good luck to him but he’s not an NFl level QB. Canfield was better and he hardly made it off the practice squad. I always hear our program gets players ready for the NFL. The ucks have twice as many players in the league as we do. That’s another Opie myth…
I don’t really see any NFL QB talent in the NCAA this year. Maybe Goff? Bo Wallace? Winston would be one if he had half a brain.
Not much out there except for all the hype… just really good and great college system players.
Helfrich looks like an idiot.
Duck gear has that effect on anyone
HELFICH looks like an idiot?? What does that make Riley? …..ok, a brainless, loser idiot…
Riley is way into dementia. An 8 yr old kid would manage time better than that. Just inexcusable.
But OSU does come back, getting a field goal… the win is within sight! Laughable…a lot of coaching nonsense…
If they keep Riley, better petition to get into the Big Sky or other lesser conference.
Fuck Helfrich, I’d be happy to punch him in his stupid face
He will do that to himself without Mariota next season.
Anyone seen ANY evidence of the extreme focus on details brought in by Garrett?
Caleb Smith didn’t false start tonight
I wish a sports writer would ask that post-game.
What a let down that was. It made for great media, fill an obvious need. Wish it had been truth
Click…. heading to a movie. With any luck this Saturday night won’t be wasted. JB
I’m sticking around to finish watching tonight’s sports episode of The Biggest Loser
Yeah, what’s the latest chick flick at the top of Oprah’s list?
Riley is Poop.
Riley pondering clock management.
Could also mix that with RileyTakesAnotherDump
I am so fucking sick of seeing no sense of urgency out of this offense. Why in God’s name wouldn’t you get into a two minute offense? It literally took them 4 minutes to go 30 yards. You are down 30 points and you have no pride either. That is COMPLETELY on the coaching staff.
Well, I wonder if UO is hearing about Alabama struggling? Alabama loses, UO keep its foot on the gas…UO moves up.
Alabama’s defense is on pace to give up 850 yards! Saban must be stroking out….somehow they are still in the game.
This will be Riley’s last game, no way he hangs on after this.
Bobby D begs to differ
How many younger guys on this staff will leave if Riley does not? How many will leave w/o regard to Riley’s status?
To me, it seemed as if Hallice Cooke’s departure (and his tweet) was the tipping point for BDC to finally fire CR. I’ve also wondered about Ed Ray’s part in the firing. My point being – a few recruits bowing out (although some don’t have any other offers) and perhaps a player transfer or two might, in addition to non-existent ticket sales, force the issue. If Riley is greedy enough to insist on the buy-out, one can only hope for a way to do it.
I was more thinking of the asst. coaches,like Brennan, Brasfield, even Bray. But your point is very well taken.
I must be brave in facing my worst fucking nightmare….Civil War- Another disaster Mariota-Heisman…..Ducks-National Champs….Riley- here next year
Two programs, going in opposite directions. One hopes even BDC can see this now….
Mannion looks bad and has his draft potential plummeting. I largely blame his coaching. Johnny Hekker looked pretty bad with this coaching too. It’s gotta suck to be forced to play into your weakness by your coaches.
I don’t understand the Johnny Hekker situation. He was a terrible punter in college. I’ll never understand it unless we find out he went on roids or something.
Bad coaching. It’s all Ive got. But that windy Las Vegas bowl for example. Poorly coached.
I’ve said it before, Hekker’s ability to throw was a weapon which was never exploited by the Beavs very special teams coach.
I can’t remember him throwing one fake punt. Last fake punt/throw I remember is Loomis vs BSU.
Didn’t the coaches want him to kick rugby style. Screwed with his mojo.
I confess. I am responsible for Riley’s problems tonight. He read my criticism of him wearing too many layers of clothing and looking like a frail old man on the sideline. It looks like he is only wearing a hoodie and he’s freezing his ass off, he can’t think straight. I apologize.
Mannion INT coming up.
Nah, can’t throw the ball when you’re getting sacked every play
Sacked every play? He has only been sacked tonight when he fails to tie the laces on his cement shoes.
Why can’t Mannion even move up into the pocket?
Think about a Matt Wells hire or someone nearly as good as that. By bringing them in shortly after Tinkle we would have a great pair of coaches in the major sports to look forward to for the next 7 or more years. Like building a great sports team. If you can have Jordan (Wells) and Pippen (Tinkle) on the same team and at similar stages in their career where you can build something truly special than that is the best possible scenario you should be shooting for. All this nonsense would be over and we could be in a great place for nearly a decade to come with coaches on the rise. How could this shit from Riley possibly be preferable?!? Even an idiot like BDC must know this.
I want to agree, but withBDC just cashing checks and focusing on his health, these thoughts don’t cross his mind. He has previously stated he doesn’t believe his job involves evaluating coaching. (I guess his job is not signing home and home agreements with Michigan types and mostly just cashing checks).
He actually said that? Was it printed? What sort of freakin idiot says he’s not responsible for evaluating the people that WORK FOR HIM!!!??? It would be funny if it wasn’t so pitiful.
Yes he did. It was specifically reference to Rileys poor assistant choices , but seemed to apply to head coaches too
what if we just let Tinkle coach both the basketball and football teams?
Give Rueck a piece of that action as well.
at least let him replace banker since his teams play defense
Tink for OC, Rueck for DC, and Casey for HC?
stick the wrestling coach in somewhere
WTF kind of a throw was that by the record holding QB?
Followed by, of all things, a slant to Jarmon……..TD………Here they come!….??
I’m a big hunter jarmon fan.
Jarmon, Justin Strong, Woods, Seumalo, Mageo……….all deserve better coaching, all form a nucleus of a team which a decent coach could lead to more than 6 wins, IMHO.
“He’s not givin’ his guys a chance”
Said about Mannion, but could also be said about Riley’s staff
Even on the TD pass it was behind Jarmon and Hunter made a hell of a catch and run.
Riley, “i really liked how we fought back, it gives me every reasons to comeback next season”
Jarmon got the TD but Woods deserved it.
Secondary has more holes than a block of Swiss cheese
more holes than a discount chinese condom
Watch OS linebackers. They stay perfectly still up to three seconds after snap of ball. some of the worst line backing at the D1 level.
Worst linebacking coaching at D1 level. Bankers scheme requires an assignment read. Ucks offense takes advantage of that specifically. This scheme will never beat that scheme
Then Bray’s gotta take some heat. Everyone seems high on him and Brennan but are they as good as we’d like to think? We like that they’re young and seemed to be engaged by LB’s waiting 3 seconds post snap before reacting!? WTF!
There is not a coach on this staff that doesn’t deserve extreme heat. I would never hire someone who could allow such lack of detail to exist around him.
Hey if you want to see a GOOD football game switch over the Alabama-Auburn game. Its a barn burner (especially by SEC standards).
How awesome would it be to have ZERO SEC teams in the playoff?
So your best DT has to go off because his helmet comes off and it’s 4th and goal. Why don’t you call time out to get him back in the game. You don’t use them all any way.
Why the hell does his lid come off every gawd damned game, at least once. Learn to strap that thing on, dummy.
Boise St. is extremely tough at home unlike the Beavs. Brian Harsin also would be a huge upgrade over Riley. Wells and Harsin should get serious looks in the coming weeks as well as others. Anyone next year but Riley. Him coming back will spell doom for this program. Stadium will be over half empty. People are done with this staff.
Utah State’s QB just ran it in for a TD from 15 yards out on a designed run. Thing of beauty and the type of play we would have to look forward to with Wells as our coach.
Storm(y) showing more heart by hisself than Riley/Mannion/Read, et al.
Now an opportunity for the very special teams coach to dial up an onsides kick.
Come on grab your friends
We’ll go to very distant lands
Mike the Coach and Sean the QB
The L’s will never end
Riley says “wait”. “How come they are allowed to pause the game clock and talk things over??”
I love the duck-hole fan they just showed. So fat that he couldnt even make that big vag sign over his forehead.
I can grudgingly respect the conditioning, focus, and confidence of the uck players; cannot respect very many uck fans.
How can we have so many forward passing plays that are several yards behind line of scrimmage?
Garrett’s sense of detail??
Brennan too. We’ve thrown short of sticks for how many years now? Partly on the QB aa well.
Scott stays in his lane to spill Freeman for a loss, then a first down for Freeman.
Just look into Riley’s eyes, he cannot be healthy, IMHO.
Arguing with DA on twitter…he LOVES Riley…
Ask him if Riley is sick
Tonight is not a night to hold back on Riley apologists. Let him have it on Riley’s obvious and repeated faults
He said something like he knows things I don’t know, then got all furious. I assumed he meant about football and/or Riley as a coach, but it could be that. I told him he’s free to educate me, but he’s been silent.
Always hard to get FACTS from a Riley apologist.
I have some inside info but can’t divulge it is code for I can’t win this argument. Not only is Riley a piss poor coach but he looks physically off kilter to me.
DeCareless should have done what Pat Summit did when she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. He’s not only incompetent but he’s also a selfish ego maniac hanging on when the baton should have been passed. I’m on record here as only wishing him well against his fight with Parkinson’s but lately it’s almost like he’s leveraging his fight in order to defend his mistakes and get an extension. I can’t believe the guy’s serious about trying to milk the University for another few years.
Shame on Opie ans BDC.
I believe you’ve cracked the code!
DA loves a Riley who is no longer present. The current Riley is slow, unimaginative, incompetant, a poor recruiter, and in general a terrible coach. Also, he is clearly demented, as the legacy he once built is slipping away with every season he hangs on. If he doesnt retire soon, he will be run out of town. Its a shame, but inevitable. So he continuing is a clear sign of dementia. Someone close to him needs to talk some sense into him….
He was saying that fans on twitter don’t know enough about football to intelligently criticize Riley (or any coach). Honestly, If you think you know more than DA about football I’m not sure that I believe you.
Most general fans of football can’t make many more observations other than “things aren’t working,” and they are pretty much just guessing the reasons why.
That’s pretty much bullshit. It’s not a complicated game, and anyone who says it is may be straining their brain a little too hard.
It is pretty much an old boys’ club in terms of who gets to coach on the levels where people get paid big money. So that may elicit an illusion that it’s “hard” to understand.
Since the general public never gets a chance to try, the general public obviously can’t do it. Sound logic, that.
Judging by just about every home game, most of the crowd knows time management better than all of our coaches combined… apparently. Think back over time and tell who the most knowledgeable TV announcers were. Were they former football players? Were they trained journalists. Was it a mixed bag?
The last couldn’t possibly be true. I’d much rather listen to Troy Aikman talk about football than someone like a Howard Cosell.
Holy crap that last sentence is so very far from true it’s not funny.
Bummer. I was looking forward to traveling to Michigan next year. But i cant in good faith support this product 🙁
Reser almost empty now
How unRiley! Doesn’t he know he’s supposed to leave Sean in there to get killed? /s
What the hell is Del Rio doing? He can’t control his arm at all.
It’s odd isn’t it? I see a Riley feel-good project in the works…even if a better QB is on the roster.
Del Rio has enough sense to call a TO, Riley will get even with him at some point.
“You’re making me look bad here, kid”
I saw that too. And then with the next series finish, must’ve been told not to do that. Sad sad sad
3rd and 40
Attention to detail strikes again!
30 yards of penalties in 2 downs for OSU when having a first and goal. Classic shitty Riley. Fuck you DeCareLess!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You have two timeouts with 14 sec left and you run to the line to spike it so you can keep the timeouts in your pocket.
Riley knows things us angrybeavs dont know
He strikes again https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B3qE7SfIEAATevI.jpg:large
Looks like he needs some prune juice.
Is he Tebowing?
Getting your arse’s handed to ya by the bronco’s.
How could we lose? We have amplified chainsaw noise. That is state of the art and screams of sophistication.
Get ready for Riley’s resignation.
Nah, even if he went too greedy, he would delay the choice past the point where effective changes could be made by the new guy
Get ready for a cringe-worthy hire by BDC.
Parker and Wilson saying this is because of Mariota being so great.
No, this is because the offense only scored 17 points.
My Mom could have put her walker down and completed at least three of those passes against the Beaver secondary.
One takeaway, FWIW, the D didn’t look as gassed as I expected in the second half; DB’s out of position and LB’s unable to cover receivers. But, the D overall didn’t seem as gassed as I remember in past encounters with a team which plays at a good pace.
Not that it matters, and I admit I may be mistaken…and, they don’t have nearly the speed of the ucks…oh well.
They were resting on their heels during the first half of each play. Those darn assignments are tough to figure out.
Why would they be gassed? It’s not like they were tackling anyone
So a junior defense last year without Michael Doctor held the Ducks to 36 points and intercepted Mariota twice on the road.. A 9 senior defense with a healthy Doctor gave up 30 points in the first half at home. And Banker should still have a job because???
Because he has some secrets about Riley he keeps in a safe.
Maybe he has the secret formula for Riley’s Custom Gum
Mariota had a bum knee the whole second half of last year.
Is this going to be the Jets’ new excuse… er… rallying cry to begin every season starting in 2016?
We have had a bum coach since 09.
Mike Riley presser coming, brace yourselves!
It looks cold on the Palouse
“Recruiting is a big big issue for us obviously” – Mike Riley
“Steadfast loyalty is what this program is all about” (too much for its own good, sadly)
Is this what he is saying at the presser?
It kind of sounds like he’s throwing this team under the bus…saying in essence that he needs better players to compete in the future. Ironically, I think it is the players who need a better coach.
They need both better players and a better coach, but this middling coach is the one who choose those “under the radar” players.
Do you really think OSU doesn’t try to get higher ranked players?
Yes, I really think they do make decisions of who to not even try for(not necessarily bad).
They go after higher ranked players like I load the dishwasher when my wife asks… intentionally poorly… so as to not be asked to do it again… because I don’t like to do it.
But hey… at least I tried.
Yes. And who’s fault is that coach???????
Riley “Steadfast loyalty is what this program is all about.”
Our strength is our weakness
Riley will continue with his ways as long as he can get away with it. OSU is a lost cause until BDC goes. And i really hope no one from within the bdc staff replaces him.
I attended the 1979 (?) Civil War at OSU as a student. It was the day when both OSU and UO had crappy teams and were always 9th and 10th in the PAC 10. When OSU lost, we chanted “We’re on the bottom. We’re on the bottom….”
Here we are again.
Wynn and Mannion composed and classy going out in interviews…. good luck to them
oh man am I glad I boycotted and went and did something with the fam. Some of these comments are hilarious! C’mon. It’s Riley folks. We KNEW this was going to happen. Best thing that can happen is they lose a shitload of season ticket holders for next year. Apathy has already set in. Vote with your wallets.
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